Comparison - Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2019 - vs - Acura MDX Sport Hybrid 2020

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Jeep J8,Jeep TJL-J8

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
38,045
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
$
59,650
Updated: 
02 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
6
Transmission: 
6-speed Manual
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.50gals
19.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Granite Crystal Metallic
#333738
Ocean Blue Metallic Clear Coat
#001B58
Firecracker Red Clear
#CC1301
Sting-Gray Clear-Coat
#3A3A3A
Billet Silver Metallic
#837F7C
Bright White Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
Mojito! Clear Coat
#497E09
Black Clear Coat
#0E0A09
Bikini Pearl Coat
#FAFAFA
Hellayella Clear Coat
#FDE82D
Punk'n Metallic Clear Coat
#AB2E00
Color: 
Majestic Black Pearl
#1C252D
Gunmetal Metallic
#5F5E63
Lunar Silver Metallic
#A9A9A9
Modern Steel Metallic
#616267
Platinum White Pearl
#F4F4F4
Fathom Blue Pearl
#123969
Performance Red Pearl
#971C30
Canyon Bronze Metallic
#6D5247

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler is a rugged two- or four-door SUV that’s an adventure waiting to happen.

Pros
Impeccable off-road chops, in any configuration
Iconic style
More efficient turbo-4
Improved interior
Easy-to-use optional off-road system

Cons
Expensive for a Jeep Wrangler
Rugged ride
Back seat takes a back seat
Sparse base trim
Pickup and diesel are on the horizon

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Jeep Wrangler SUV models are available with a 3.6 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 285 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Jeep Wrangler SUV comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual.

Pros
Unrelentingly capable off-road
Maintains rugged Jeep character
Increased capability compared to old models
Extensive customization options from the factory and aftermarket

Cons
Steering is slow and feels loose, especially on the Rubicon trim
Poor ride comfort and handling abilities
Less cargo space than some conventional crossovers
Mild towing capability for an otherwise highly capable rig

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Jeep Wrangler ranked #13 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Jeep Wrangler has a score of 7.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Herculean off-road ability
Four-door model has lots of cargo space
Punchy turbocharged engine

Cons
Other SUVs are more agile and smoother on the pavement
High starting price
Subpar gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

For 2020, the MDX carries over without any changes to its appearance, mechanical components, or available features. The lineup continues to offer a gasoline and gas-electric hybrid model as well as a second-row bench that allows up to seven passengers or captain's chairs that seat up to six. However, Acura did increase the base price of the regular MDX and the Sport Hybrid by $100.

Pros
Entertaining to drive—for a three-row crossover, quick and smooth hybrid powertrain, standard driver assists.

Cons
Unremarkable passenger space, quirky touchscreen setup, options inflate the price.

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Acura MDX is a stately three-row family crossover that has aged well.

PROS
Handsome looks
Confident power
Spread-out space
Good efficiency from hybrid
Standard active safety features

CONS
Pricey options packages
Top trims don’t feel quite as luxurious as we’d expect
Third row can be cramped for tall adults
Shallow cargo area

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed automated manual.No significant changes for 2020.

Pros
Generous array of features and active driver aids for the money
Excellent all-wheel-drive system allows for sharp handling
Generous interior storage
Quiet, comfortable and spacious cabin

Cons
Cabin looks and feels less luxurious than those of some rivals
Adaptive cruise control can be slow to respond and abrupt when it does
Dual-screen infotainment system can be quite difficult to use
Handoff between all-electric and engine power is clunky

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
3.00L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 800rpm
289ft-lbs
at 5 000rpm
Horsepower: 
285hp
at 6 400rpm
321hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.50Feet
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
166.80in
196.20in
Width: 
73.80in
77.70in
Height: 
73.60in
67.40in
Ground Clearance: 
10.80in
7.30in
Front Track: 
66.30in
Rear Track: 
66.30in
Wheel Base: 
96.80in
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
42.60
38.10
Rear Head Room: 
41.70
38.30
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
35.60in
Front Hip Room: 
53.90in
57.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.70in
61.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
45.00in
57.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.70in
59.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
72.40cu.ft
68.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
31.70cu.ft
15.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
44.00degrees
14.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
37.00degrees
17.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
5250.00lbs
4486.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Premium Cloth
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Manual Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Premium Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Reclining rear seats
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB connection
8 total speakers
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
11 Total Speakers
1 subwoofer(s)
529 Watts Stereo Output
Speed sensitive volume control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Manual convertible roof
Privacy glass
Removable soft top
Variable intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Intermittent wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5-In
20 X 8.0-In
Wheels more: 
Fullsize matching spare tire
Polished alloy wheels
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Rear height adjustable headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
LED headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Turn signal mirrors
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Destination Download
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)

Options

Packages: 
Electronic Infotainment System Group
Advanced Safety Group
LED Lighting Group
Steel Bumper Group
Quick Order Package 28R
Safety Group
Smoker's Group
Trailer Tow And HD Electrical Group
Cold Weather Group
Quick Order Package 23R
Exterior Options: 
Jeep Trail Rated Kit
Body Color 3-Piece Hard Top
MOPAR Hinge-Gate Reinforcement
MOPAR Lower Body Side Graphic
Premium Black Sunrider Soft Top
Soft Top Window Storage Bag
MOPAR Upper Body Side Graphic
LT285/70R17C Outline White Lettering Off-Road Tires
Body Color Fender Flares
Premium Tan Sunrider Soft Top
17" X 7.5" Black Wheels W/Polished Lip
Black 3-Piece Hard Top
Interior Options: 
Alpine Premium Audio System
MOPAR Hardtop Headliner
SiriusXM Satellite Radio
MOPAR Cargo Tub Liner
MOPAR Front Grab Handles
MOPAR Black Perforated Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
MOPAR Black Stitched Leather
Trail Rail Management System
Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
MOPAR All-Weather Floor Mats
MOPAR Plastic Door Sill Guards

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium cloth
#000000
Black/Heritage Tan, leather
#0E0E0E
Black, leather
#000000
Color: 
Ebony, leather
#101010
Graystone, leather
#78756F
Parchment, leather
#CFC0A3
Espresso, leather
#473C38